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Chef Nick Letzo from 10/09 Kitchen in Bedford shares his recipe for Butternut Squash Bisque
10/09 kitchen – Chef Nick’s Butternut Squash Bisque
1 medium onion – chopped
2 stalks celery – chopped
2 medium carrots – chopped
3 TBS butter
2 tsp chopped garlic
2 tsp chopped shallot
½ cup white wine
2 quarts apple juice
1 quart pureed butternut squash
3 cups of heavy cream
2 tsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp ground nutmeg
¼ tsp allspice
Salt & Pepper to taste
Melt butter in a large pot and sauté butter, shallots, garlic, onion, celery, and carrots until soft.
Deglaze pan with wine, add apple juice and butternut squash puree.
Cook for 5 minutes
Add heavy cream and cook on low heat for 35-40 minutes
Add spices at the end of cooking
Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Salt & pepper to taste
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Visit 10/09 Kitchen located at 132 East Pitt Street in Bedford, give them a call at (814) 623-1130 or visit their website for more information.